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Missing Woman Found Dead in Alexandria Apartment Fire

Police and Douglas County deputies were met by several people who made it outside the multi-unit building

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A 19-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Alexandria. The woman had been reported missing since the fire was reported this morning just before 5:30. Her name has not been released. Police and Douglas County deputies were met by several people who made it outside the multi-unit building. They pounded on doors to alert others….

Concordia College, Fargo Theatre Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

People all over the community were celebrating the day and honoring Martin Luther King Junior, including students at Concordia

METRO — This is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and although many people have the day off, others are taking the time to celebrate the legacy of the civil rights leader. People all over the community were celebrating the day and honoring Martin Luther King Junior, including students at Concordia. Reverend Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds started off the day of activities…

Minnesota Case Over Genital Mutilation of Teens Continues in Detroit

Two Minnesota mothers also have been charged after taking their daughters to the clinic

Dr. Jumana NagarwalaDETROIT, Mich. — A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed one charge against two doctors accused of female genital mutilation. The judge ruled that Dr. Jumana Nagarwala and Dr. Fakhruddin Attar didn’t commit conspiracy to transport a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. Both doctors still face other charges. Two Minnesota mothers also have been…

F-M Diversion Task Force Report to be Released

Mahoney says the proposal needs to qualify for DNR permits

  REGIONAL — A final report from the task force formed to help revive the stalled flood project for the Fargo-Moorhead area is expected to be released this week. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, who also chairs the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority, expects the final plan to be a hybrid of all the task force options. Mahoney says the proposal needs to…

Changes Coming to the Minnesota State Fair

The projects will be funded through State Fair operating revenue and grants from the Minnesota State Fair Foundation

  REGIONAL — The Minnesota State Fairgrounds is getting an $11.1 million face-lift. The State Fair’s board of managers on Sunday approved $7.2 million in capital improvements and $3.8 million in maintenance projects for the coming year. The work will include construction of a new restroom and new pet exhibition area, improvements to the livestock complex and upgrades to infrastructure….

FM Diversion Task Force Report Due This Week

Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, who also chairs the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority, expects the final plan to be a hybrid of all the task force options.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ A task force formed to help revive a stalled flood project for the Fargo area discussed many options, but the city’s mayor is hoping for one recommendation from the group’s efforts. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton assembled the task force following a judge’s decision to shut down the $2.2 billion Red…

Brain Power Makes Powerful Connections: Special Olympics Trivia Night

Pit your noggin against your friends' and neighbors' for a good cause.

Would you say you’re smarter than your buddies are? How about your neighbors and colleagues? Coming up later on this winter, you can put your intelligence to the test for a really good cause right here in the Red River Valley — the Special Olympics of North Dakota/Cass County. Local leaders of the Special Olympics are inviting you to a…

Blowing and Drifting Snow Creating Road Closure

Public Works Supervisor Lee Anderson says out-lying city streets, especially in open area's, are filling in as fast as plows can clear the drifting snow.

Courtesy: KFGO RadioFARGO (KFGO) – Fargo Public Works has closed 19th Avenue North from 18th Street North to Dakota Drive, (the entrance to Hector International Airport) due to drifting and poor visibility this (Monday) morning. Access to and from the airport is south on Dakota Drive to 12th Avenue. Public Works Supervisor Lee Anderson says out-lying city streets, especially in…

Benefit for Sharron Ahlfeldt Living With Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Today Sharron Ahlfeldt is still battling her cancer and her co–workers are trying to help

FARGO, ND — Six years ago a North Dakota woman with soft tissue sarcoma was told she had a year and a half to live. Today Sharron Ahlfeldt is still battling her cancer and her co–workers are trying to help. A benefit was held at First Lutheran Church in Fargo to raise funds for current and ongoing medical expenses. More…

Some New Titles are Granted at the North Dakota International Pageant

Each and every one of these women are making a difference but what makes the perfect contestant?

FARGO, ND — The title holders for the North Dakota International Pageant are handing down their crowns. This was a night these women will never forget. When it comes to the pageant world, the glitz, the glam and the round of applause definitely add to the excitement. But it isn’t what it’s all about. “We don’t have to be great…